Category: London dry / classic gins
Product of: United Kingdom
Named not after the eponymous Westbourne Grove Curry House but after the Star of Bombay, a 182-carat cabochon-cut violet-blue star sapphire from Sri Lanka. The gem was presented to Mary Pickford, the silent film star by her husband, Douglas Fairbanks. Read more
Sampled on 16/04/2015
Rooty and earthy with fresh juniper berries, Christmas tree pine, musky and nutty, freshened with coriander, orange oils and elegant spice.
Pine is more prevalent with coriander and strong rooty, earthy and musky notes. Sapphire-like pepper adds to the punchy alcohol spice.
Rooty, earthy and musky notes come to the fore in the long finish which fades with pronounced pine and a lingering bitter bark note.
Rooty and spicy with relatively subdued juniper. A digestif gin perhaps.
Barcode UPC: 5 010677 360074
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper